On May 7th, 2011, NBM/Papercutz is a proud Gold Sponsor for the 9th Annual Free Comic Book Day (http://www.freecomicbookday.com), distributing thousands of copies of our book, Geronimo Stilton/The Smurfs to comic fans across the United States and Canada.
This issue contain a sampling of both Geronimo Stilton, one of the bestselling children’s books characters (Over 12 million chapter books from Scholastic and over 300,000 Papercutz graphic novels sold) plus a full-color Smurfs story! Geronimo Stilton, editor of the Rodent’s Gazette stars in “Dinosaurs in Action,” as he must save his friend Professor von Volt who has been kidnapped by the Pirate Cats and abandoned in the time of the dinosaurs. Plus: The evil Gargamel takes his battle with the Smurfs to the seas – with surprising results – in “The Smurf Submarine”!
This release will also be supported by both author and illustrator appearances at both Barnes and Noble stores in the San Francisco Bay area during the week leading up to Free Comic Book Day and at “Lee’s Comics” and “Atlantis Fantasy World” in the Bay area on that day.